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Hypokalemic periodic paralysis


Other Names for this Disease

  • HOKPP
  • HypoPP
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Inheritance

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How is hypokalemic periodic paralysis inherited?

This condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder. In most cases, an affected person has one parent with the condition.[1]
Last updated: 4/20/2010

References
  1. Hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Genetics Home Reference. April 2007; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=hypokalemicperiodicparalysis. Accessed 4/20/2010.


Other Names for this Disease
  • HOKPP
  • HypoPP
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.